Current Projects
Real Sketchy

Since November 2012 Seedhead Arts has been running and developing Real Sketchy, a open live sketching event taking place in a bar environment. Over the year it’s developed from something that was largely populated by artists to being somewhere that anyone can have a wee sketch and have a laugh over a few pints. We scan all the sketches and […]

Midweek Magic Club

Are you a fan of the flourish, a sucker for sleight of hand or dazzled by the discovery of the disappeared? Seedhead Arts and the Black Box have teamed up to bring you an evening of close up and performance magic at the Midweek Magic Club. Each show will involve a grand total of FOUR local magicians trying out new […]

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Come on Arlene! 12th October 2014

Here’s Adam’s letter to Arlene Foster about the recent NITB Events Fund cut. Props to Stan Ferguson for the Come on Arlene gag. Dear Minister, I am writing to express my deep concern about the recent axing of the Northern Ireland Events Fund. As a freelance event professional my work with organisations such as Culture Night Belfast, Cathedral Quarter Arts […]

‘Endlessly Dumbing Down’ 5th September 2014

On Arts Extra last night  about 15 min in someone called Fionuala Meridith, when talking about Belfast Festival at Queens, said this… ‘We’re talking about so called high arts, high culture… the tendency locally and politically is to place the emphasis on social inclusion, accessibility, relevance, mass appeal – that’s all fine but I do think they’re right to try […]

Why you should come to the Xchange Summer School 27th May 2014

Seedhead Arts is currently working  on the first ever Xchange Summer School, taking place in Enniskillen on 26-27th June 2014. Adam talks about how we’ve developed our thinking on this sort of event in the last few years and gives a hint what you might expect if you come to the event. When we started Seedhead I never imagined that […]

STV Clinic 21st May 2014

It was when they were counting the votes two council elections ago. It was a slow Friday afternoon in my office in the Waterfront which I shared with Simon Magill, we got to talking about how the votes worked. I was about 35, (let’s say he’s one or two years older), so we’d been voting for nearly 20 years and […]

Open Source Volunteering FAQ 10th April 2014

What is Open Source? Open Source is a blank canvas, run jointly by Seedhead Arts, somewhereto… and the Community Arts Partnership. It is a pop-up space for the duration of the Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival, staffed by a team of volunteers. The programme is divided into hour-long slots and is available to anyone who needs a space – to meet, […]

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